Interview with a Researcher – Nadine P. Connor, PhD, CCC-SLP

If you’re interested in what a past Dysphagia Research Society president (among MANY other roles) has to share about research and ways to bridge this gap, then stop what you’re doing and check out this outstanding interview with Dr. Nadine Connor to celebrate BHSM!!🀩

Interview with a Researcher – Cara Donohue, PhD, CCC-SLP

Dr. Cara Donohue brings an interesting personal perspective when it comes to dysphagia (it involves a wired jaw!). And if you thought winning Dysphagia Research Society’s Steven Leder Award, chairing the Student Advisory Council, and starting a @PittCSD Podcast weren’t enough, Dr. Donohue continues to carve out relevant research in our field and offers her insights here for clinicians!πŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬πŸ€“

Interview with a Researcher – Martin Brodsky, PhD, ScM, CCC-SLP

What better way to celebrate the big BHSM month than a big interview with the one and only, Dr. Brodsky🀩! In case you haven’t seen or heard his name anywhere in our field before (which would be hard!), here is an exclusive interview that shares great examples that are easily relatable to clinicians! And if you are already familiar with his work over the decades, you’ll also get a better sense of just how passionate, determined, and approachable he is for our field!

Interview with a Researcher – Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE

In case all those letters behind her name aren’t recognizeable (I had to decrease to font size to fit them allπŸ˜…), Kendra (Focht) Grand obtained her PhD at the University of South Carolina under the mentorship of Dr. Bonnie Martin-Harris studying healthy aging effects on swallowing as well as a bunch of other hard-earned designations after her like CScD, BCS-S, CBIS, and CCRE. She gives a great perspective on the role of research and some tips for clinicians when reading! And she’s got a LOT to sayπŸ˜‰!